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Lorenzo & Sons Pizza

305 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19147 (City Center East)
(215) 800-1942
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Ranked #474 of 3,733 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: City Center East
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English first
Moorestown, NJ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Went with a friend to Jim's Steaks at lunchtime .... but they had a long line so we kept walking. Since we had to get back to work we decided to try Lorenzo's Pizza. It is inexpensive - a large slice and bottled water was around $5 - but I'd rather pay a more and get something that tastes good.... More

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Tampa, Florida
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394 reviews 394 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had a great time here.. The Pizza portions are huge and the quality of the Pizza was outstanding!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Small place open late, and they are very helpful at moving the line along. Big, big slice of tasty pizza for $3.50. Cash only. We were drunk and it was good!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The pizza here is pretty good. I think the thing about it is the large slice. It's huge! $3.50 a slice but they only serve cheese except on Tuesday. I've had better but if you're in Philly you gotta try it.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We visited for pizza on our trip to Philly! Absolutely the best pizza!! The slices are huge and have great flavor!!! Will definitely go back one day!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Listen, there's a lot of talk over which of the hundreds (thousands, maybe) of pizza places in Philly has the best pizza. And there are a lot of great pizzas in Philly. But I can tell you that, bar none, Lorenzo and Sons has the absolute best pizza in the city. Period. There is nothing better. I have taken many... More

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Plano, Texas
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219 reviews 219 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Lorenzo's is an absolute must-go if you're in Philly and looking for pizza. In my opinion, most "tourist" type of pizza places are not very good and are kind of a "just for the experience" kind of place (kind of like Pat and Geno's). Yet, Lorenzo's actually has great pizza. The slices are absolutely huge and they're delicious. The atmosphere... More

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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

If this is the one on South Street in Phila then you must go and have a slice just to say you were at Lorenzos. BiG slice and cheesy. Standing room only in back or get a whole one and take out. We have the driver take us there on the way home from the airport sometimes. Check it out.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This place serves great pizza, period. That's all they do, on a slice by very large slice basis. It's fantastic pizza. Recently reopened after a devastating fire, this place is a jewel on South Street. We travel 16 miles from our house when we get the urge for a slice of Lorenzo's. You have to try this pizza, you will... More

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Seattle, Washington
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161 reviews 161 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A great slice of pizza is a beautiful thing to eat and Lorenzo's does it to near perfection. This is no wimp slice of pie covering two plates and I would guess it to be 8" across and 14" long. The crust is just right to fold (the only way to eat a big slice) and the cheeses are such... More

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